DEMCO supplies reliable electric service to over 108,000 locations, providing new and innovative ideas to the membership, sustaining a continued commitment to our local community.
Service to the members of DEMCO begins with a modern system of transmission and distribution facilities with the capacity and reliability to turn the wheels of the largest industrial user.
The system includes ten metering points for wholesale power and 41 substations for system reliability. The primary voltage is 69 kV with 230 kV metering points and substation facilities available. The distribution system primary voltages are 14.4/24.9 kV and 7.62/13.2 kV. DEMCO also owns two mobile substations of 20 MVA and 10 MVA capacity. The electrical system is continually monitored by a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) to detect system failures and remotely control breakers and switches.
System Statistics - 2017
- Average Members Billed/Month – 108,682
- Average Member/Mile of Line – 12.7
- Average Miles of Line - 8,557
- Total kWhs Sold - 2,030,798,923
- Average kWhs/Month/Member - 1,536
- Average kWhs/Month/Residential Member – 1,261
- Average Monthly Revenue/Member - $153.41
- Total kWhs Bought - 2,149,385,000
- System Peak Demand – 535.7 Mw
- Month of System Peak - January
DEMCO's distribution network can be found throughout Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, and West Feliciana parishes. Our strategically located district offices provide for an enhanced member experience and an efficient response time when trouble arises.
The board of directors, management and every employee are committed to making DEMCO a reliable and efficient utility. Our system and employees are ready to meet your needs.
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